"[Lot of 2] Cartes des Isles Phillippines Dressee sur la Carte Espagnole du R. P. Murillo de Velarde [north and south]", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Period: 1752 (dated)
Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages
Color: Black & White
Fine pair of maps covering the islands of the Philippines. The northern sheet (1re Feuille, 6 x 8.3") features a large Luzon with detail of rivers, mountains, towns and villages. The southern sheet (2e Feuille, 11.8 x 8.3") locates the islands of Mindanao, Paragoa, Bohol, Negres, Leyte, etc. Both maps are drawn on the same scale and feature large rococo-style title cartouches.
Both on hand laid paper with original margins. Former has a weak impression. The latter has three areas of paper thinness, as issued.